NIGERIAN COACH PUNCHES OPPONENTS GOALKEEPER DURING FOOTBALL MATCH, SEE PICS

Sunshine Stars’ coach Julius Kayode punched Lobi Stars’ GK Ospino Egbe during the buildup to a football match in Akure. Lobi Stars via its Twitter handle said….. ‘Bizzare scene in #Akure.Our Goalkeeper, Ospino Egbe, down in serious pains after he was attacked by SunshineFCAkure Chief Coach, Kayode Julius, before today’s rescheduled NPFL match’. The management of Sunshine Stars FC later handed coach Kayode Julius immediate suspension for improper conduct during the build up to the rescheduled league match with Lobi Stars. Source:http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2019/04/sunshine-stars-coach-julius-kayode.html  

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FIFA FEMALE WORLD CUP LANDS IN ABUJA, SEE PICS

Pioneers of women’s football development in the country have been eulogized for their commitment to raising the standard of the game. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung praised the women’s football pioneers when he received a FIFA delegation on the Women’s World Cup trophy tour in his office on Thursday in Abuja. He welcomed the FIFA team comprising Sarai Bareman, Nichole Fisch, Venessa Marques and FIFA Legend Osaze Peter Odemwingie to the Nigeria leg of the Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour and remarked that no country on…

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I RED-CARDED DIEGO COSTA FOR ABUSING MY MUM-REFEREE

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa was given a straight red card in Saturday’s 2-0 loss to Barcelona at the Camp Nou for crude remarks he made about the match official’s mother, according to referee Jesus Gil Manzano. Costa was shown a straight red card in the 28th minute of the top-of-the-table clash for a verbal outburst at Manzano, who later reported the contents of the ex-Chelsea man’s derogatory message in his match report. With a man advantage for over an hour, Barca finally found a breakthrough with a wonderful curled…

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DANGOTE TO BID FOR CHELSEA FOOTBALL CLUB IF…….

Is Dangote offering to buy Chelsea? Africa’s Richest man drops hint  Nigeria’s richest man and Arsenal FC supporter, Aliko Dangote has revealed he might be interested in owning another football club if his offer to buy the London club yet again fails. Dangote expressed his interest to acquire Arsenal back in 2017 and has continued to make open advances for a deal should majority shares owner Stan Kroenke be willing to listen. Arsenal is worth $2.5billion and are the most profitable football team in the world behind Manchester United, but it shouldn’t…

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MAN.U FINALLY APPOINTS PERMANENT REPLACEMENT FOR MOURINHO

He has shown that he could do it and indeed, restored the confidence of both players and teeming supporters. A man initially appointed on an interim basis in the wake of Jose Mourinho’s departure has been given a permanent deal by those at Old Trafford. Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their next permanent manager on a three-year contract. A man handed an initial interim agreement in December has told the club’s official website: “From the first day I arrived, I felt at home at…

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REAL MADRID FOOTBALL ACADEMY IN PORT HARCOURT TO BE READY IN MAY,SEE PICS

Real Madrid Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt will be completed and commissioned in May 2019 , Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced. Speaking with journalists after projects inspection on Tuesday, Governor Wike said that the Academy would groom International football stars. The Governor said that the project will create talented soccer players and manpower that will positively impact the economy of the state. He said: “This project will be completed and commissioned before the end of May this year. As you can see, the facilities are almost…

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MESSI, ARGENTINA SET TO MISS WORLD CUP IN RUSSIA

Argentina’s Lionel Messi gestures at the end of the goalless 2018 World Cup qualifier football match against Peru in Buenos Aires on October 5, 2017.Eitan ABRAMOVICH / AFP Lionel Messi and Argentina’s hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup were left hanging in the balance on Thursday after another stalemate on a nail-biting day of South American qualifying action. Argentina were held to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires by Peru, leaving the two-time world champions outside the automatic qualification places as they head into the final round of fixtures…

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WORLD CUP MATCH AGAINST CAMEROUN: GOVERNOR PROMISES EAGLES 10,000 DOLLARS PER GOAL

This is the day many Nigerians and Cameroonians have been waiting for and it promises a lot for the victorious side. There are three points at stake, but a win for Nigeria will all but stamp the Super Eagles’ ticket to the Russia 2018 World Cup. Super Eagles’ victory will take Nigeria to nine points, meaning the team only need one more win to cement their place in Russia. Cameroon on the other hand needs to get at least a draw and beat Nigeria in the reverse fixture in Yaoundé…

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ALUNG PROMISES TO DELIVER 2018 WORLD CUP TICKET

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, says the Super Eagles will deliver the 2018 World Cup ticket to Nigerians. Dalung told newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja that the team was well prepared for the world cup qualifier against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon coming up on Friday in Uyo. “We have prepared very well and the team is in high spirit, ready to do their best. “We want to assure Nigerians that we will definitely make good our promise of delivering the ticket for the 2018 World Cup in…

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